Scientific Name: Megalaima zeylanica Common Name: Brown-headed Barbet Other Name: Large Green Barbet, Pollos Kottoruwa
Identifying Features: yellow eye patch, green plumage, streaked brown head, red beak, short neck
- It has tufts of bristles around the neck, hence named as barbet.
- They usually nest in tree holes.
This image was clicked by Clarence Cooray – via Flickr.
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